Basic Breeding Information

Basic Breeding Information

Baby hedgehogs are called hoglets. Hedgehogs can produce litter sizes ranging from 1-9, with the average litter size being 3-4. The gestation or the amount of time from conception time until birth is typically 33-35 days. The average recommended breeding age is six... Read More
Breeder Herd Initials

Breeder Herd Initials

  Breeder and Rescue Herd Initials AAH Aaron’s Hedgehogs ABH Alaska Bred Hedgies ACH A.C. Hedgehogs ADH Anne Dray Hedgehogs AEC Elevage Apic Et Compagine AEH Amber’s Exotic Hedgehogs AEX Animals Exotique AHB Adorable Hedgehogs AHR Aux Herisson De Reve... Read More
Hedgehog Breeding Challenges

Hedgehog Breeding Challenges

Problems Not Specific to Hedgehogs Growing up on the farm I’ve been around the challenges of breeding a variety of animals since a very young age. I remember the sadness from seeing tiny hooves of a baby donkey sticking out of a feed sack.  The baby was born breach... Read More
Mentoring Questions For New Breeder

Mentoring Questions For New Breeder

When we mentor new breeders we encourage new breeders to learn as much as possible.  There is a lot of conflicting information on the internet and sometimes it is hard to decipher all the different opinions.  Below are some questions we encourage the breeders we... Read More

Our Breeding Program

Life Expectancy We do our very, very best to produce happy hedgehogs that exceed the average life expectancy.  Most breeders and enthusiast agree that the average pet life expectancy is approximately three years.  When hedgehogs were first introduced into the pet... Read More
USDA Information

USDA Information

We are often asked who needs to be licensed to sell hedgehogs and if they want to get licensed what is the next step. The breeding and selling of all wild and exotic animals is governed by the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Animal Welfare Act. USDA... Read More
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